I like this recipe for a couple of reasons…A) it’s fast – you don’t have to pound out the squid and it cooks up very quickly (1-2 min once the squid hits the hot oil); and B) it tastes great! I love going the breaded and fried route as much as the next guy, but this is lighter and still delicious. Give it a go.
Ingredients (serves 2)
1 squid steak
4 cloves of garlic
1 roma tomato
2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley
2 cups pasta
olive oil, salt and pepper
2) Peel the membrane from the squid steak and cut it into strips…roughly 2″ long by 1/2″ thick.
3) Chop the parsley. Chop the garlic. Dice the tomato
4) Heat olive oil in the pan on high heat (6 on a scale of 1-10). Just before it starts to smoke, add the squid. Salt and pepper. As the edges start to turn white, add the butter and garlic. Add the pasta. Give it a turn and add the parsley, tomato, and squeeze the lemon into it. Give it a couple turns to incorporate all the ingredients. Plate and top with fresh grated parmesan (optional). Enjoy!